Jimmi Simpson

James Raymond "Jimmi" Simpson (born November 21, 1975) is an American actor. He has had recurring roles on the television shows 24, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Psych, My Name Is Earl, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and The Late Show with David Letterman. His film credits include Date Night, The Invention of Lying, D.E.B.S., Zodiac, Seraphim Falls, Stay Alive, Herbie: Fully Loaded and Loser. Simpson was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey, the youngest of three brothers. He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in acting from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Following graduation, he worked in theater at the Flat Rock Playhouse in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Simpson then spent four seasons at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. He is married to actress Melanie Lynskey and the couple resides in Los Angeles, California. Simpson made his film debut in 2000 as Noah in Amy Heckerling's Loser and continued with further theatre, television, and film work. In 2008, Simpson starred on Broadway in the play The Farnsworth Invention as Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, winning a Theatre World Award for his performance.


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